Italian Travertine Oval Top "Samo" Fluted Carved Base Dining Table Carlo Scarpa

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This 'Samo' table is part of the 'Ultrarazionale' collection by Simon.
The base of the table shows the architectural influence visible that Scarpa is inspired by.
Carlo Scarpa, (1906-2006) is generally acknowledged as the most important Italian Architect of the 1950s-1960s. He had a profound understanding of materials, landscape, and the history of Venetian culture.
The oval tabletop is in perfect condition with no scratches, cracks or restorations.
It sets on the base and anchored by two pins for a secure position.
The base is in great condition as well with no chips.
Literature
Giuliana Gramigna, Repertorio 1950/1980, Milan, 1985, p. 327; Virgilio Vercelloni, The Adventure of Design: Gavina, Milan, 1987, pp. 74-75
Overall size: 79" x 47" x 28.5"
Plateau: 1.5" thick with a rounded edge.
Details
Creator
Carlo Scarpa (Designer)
Of the Period
Mid-Century Modern
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
circa 1970
Period
1970-1979
Materials and Techniques
Travertine
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
28.5 in. H x 79 in. W x 47 in. D
72 cm H x 201 cm W x 119 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU81987667053
Address
Pavilion Antiques
2055 N Damen Ave.
Chicago IL 60647
US
Associations
  • 20th Century Specialists
1stdibs Dealer since 2006 Located in Chicago, IL
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